Journal Article

Evaluation of 12 strategies for obtaining second opinions to improve interpretation of breast histopathology: simulation study.

Elmore JG; Tosteson AN; Pepe MS; Longton GM; Nelson HD; Geller B; Carney PA; Onega T; Allison KH; Jackson SL; Weaver DL.

This study found that eliciting second opinions in pathology improved the accuracy of breast histopathology specimens. This work provides further evidence that diagnostic accuracy can be enhanced with second opinions. The authors suggest that implementing multiple clinician review may augment the diagnostic process.